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Lecturer in Art + Design Foundations/Digital Media
Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
College of Fine Arts and Communication

Responsibilities:
Start mid-August 2012. Teach 6, 4-contact hour courses per academic year (fall and spring) at undergraduate level. Coordinate and develop 100 level digital media courses including ART 101. Collaborate on the development of new courses or content involving digital media. Participate in foundations development and supervision of adjunct faculty. Teach courses on higher levels as assigned. Lecturers are also expected to participate in departmental and university related areas of service.

Appointment:

Ten-month appointment with start date of August 2012.

Qualifications:
MFA in Studio Art or related discipline with a focus in digital media. Qualified applicants will have a strong foundation in a variety of digital and traditional media, some experience with A design field is preferred. A background including installation art, new media, performance is also desirable. Familiarity with digital printing and a working knowledge of basic web, imaging and presentation applications is expected. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, excellent communication skills, and the aptitude to contribute to a collaborative working environment. The willingness to contribute to interdisciplinary initiatives is also a necessity.

Towson University:
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.

Applications:
The review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, 20 digital images of scholarly or professional work, 20 digital images of students’ work as available, and the names/contact information for three references. Official transcripts will be required if an offer is extended. To apply, please send required materials to

Professor Stuart Stein
Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD, 21252

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


 

 

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